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KQED Public Radio: Thursday, April 17, 2014

88.5 FM San Francisco •  89.3 FM Sacramento

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Thursday, April 17, 2014
  • 12:00 am
    All Things Considered Transgender Justice A Justice Department unit set up to keep the peace after the 1964 Civil Rights Act is turning its attention to a newer civil rights phenomenon. The Community Relations Service is launching training for law enforcement and others on how to sensitively deal with transgender witnesses and crime victims. This community has a historic mistrust of police.
  • 1:00 am
  • 2:00 am
    Radio Specials The Really Big Questions Why Do We Share? -- This new series brings scientists and philosophers together to explore compelling questions about what makes us human. What drives us to be greedy one day and giving the next? In this episode, the show explores the mysteries of cooperation, collaboration and altruism. When do we choose to give? When do we choose to look out for number one?
  • 3:00 am
    Morning Edition How U.P.S. Uses Sensor Technology to Save Time, Money U.P.S. drivers don't unlock their trucks with keys. They use push-buttons that hang from a belt loop. Sensors track how long the door is open and how often the truck backs up. The show finds out how U.P.S. uses technology to save time for its drivers and money for the corporation.
  • 5:00 am
    Morning Edition
    The California Report 5:50am, 6:50am & 8:50am

    KQED News 6am, 6:30am, 7am, 7:30am, 8am, 8:30am, 9am, 10am, 11am, 12pm, 1pm & 4:30pm


    Perspectives 6:06am, 7:35am & 11:30pm

  • MORNING
  • 7:00 am
  • 9:00 am
    Forum HIV Drug Divides Gay Community When the HIV drug Truvada was found to prevent infection in healthy people, it was lauded by public health experts as a way to protect those in high-risk groups, such as young gay men. But the drug hasn't caught on in the gay community as fast as expected. Some critics of the drug say it may actually promote reckless behavior by reducing condom use.
  • 10:00 am
    Forum 'What to Talk About': Conversation Tips for Any Situation We've all had moments where we can't find the right thing to talk about, whether it's on a first date or stuck in the elevator with our boss's boss. Chris Colin and Rob Baedeker's book "What to Talk About" offers communication tips for nearly any tricky situation. The authors join us to share their secrets for navigating awkward moments and avoiding dead air.
  • 11:00 am
    Here & Now How Do You Gain the College Acceptance Edge? Only 5 percent of the students who applied to Stanford this year got in. That figure is less than half of what it was 10 years ago -- and the story is the same at colleges and universities across the country. So what gives the students who are accepted their edge?
  • AFTERNOON
  • 12:00 pm
    The Takeaway Talks on Ukraine Begin in Geneva Talks begin in Geneva between Russian, Ukraine, American and EU representatives. These come as pro-Russian forces ramp up their efforts in Eastern Ukraine and the Russian media pushes to rally support in the region.
  • 1:00 pm
    Fresh Air Mike Judge on 'Silicon Valley' Writer and producer Mike Judge's new HBO series "Silicon Valley" lampoons computer geek culture, and especially the culture of get-rich-quick startups. Judge is also the creator of the popular animated series "Beavis and Butthead" and "King of the Hill." His films include "Office Space" and "Idiocracy."
  • 2:00 pm
    World Sudanese Immigrants on Their Particular Scent Sudanese immigrants in the United States have a hard time explaining why they smell like burning wood. Maybe it has to do with a beauty ritual common back in northern Sudan, where women sit in a tent filled with woodsmoke. The show gets an insider's look.
  • 3:00 pm
  • 4:00 pm
    Marketplace The Shopping Mall of the Future Nobody wants to spend the day at an indoor mall anymore. If the death of the shopping mall is really coming, where are going to do all of our shopping?
  • 4:30 pm
    All Things Considered
    KQED News 4:30pm, 5:04pm, 5:30pm, 6:04pm & 7:04pm


    The Latest on Ukraine Talks -- Diplomats from the United States and Europe gathered in Geneva Thursday to discuss how to resolve the crisis in Ukraine. Secretary of State John Kerry and his counterparts from Russia, Ukraine and the European Union spoke for more than five hours on the issue.
  • EVENING
  • 6:30 pm
    Marketplace The Shopping Mall of the Future Nobody wants to spend the day at an indoor mall anymore. If the death of the shopping mall is really coming, where are going to do all of our shopping?
  • 7:00 pm
    Fresh Air Mike Judge on 'Silicon Valley' Writer and producer Mike Judge's new HBO series "Silicon Valley" lampoons computer geek culture, and especially the culture of get-rich-quick startups. Judge is also the creator of the popular animated series "Beavis and Butthead" and "King of the Hill." His films include "Office Space" and "Idiocracy."
  • 8:00 pm
    Radio Specials The Cruelest Month "April is the cruelest month, breeding Lilacs out of the dead land, mixing Memory and desire, stirring Dull roots with spring rain." The famous words of poet T.S. Eliot prompted the show to mix an anthology of American poets, who examine the mysteries of love in various forms. Listen to former Poets Laureate Billy Collins, Charles Simic, Rita Dove, and Kay Ryan, who offer their poetic insights and reflections into the ambiguous and enticing world of love, on The Cruelest Month, a finalist for the New York Festivals International Radio Award.
  • 8:30 pm
    Radio Specials Food & Spirituality with host Rachael Myrow This special broadcast explores the ways we use food to connect to our spiritual and cultural traditions in the Bay Area. We journey into the kitchen of Charles Phan, Vietnamese-American chef of The Slanted Door Group, to cook a dish served during Tet. Listeners will also hear pieces about an Ethiopian New Year's celebration, Armenians exploring their heritage through food, the celebration of the Hindu elephant god Ganesha's birthday at a temple, and finally a meditation on the Zen tradition of Mindful Eating.
  • 9:30 pm
  • 10:00 pm
    Forum HIV Drug Divides Gay Community When the HIV drug Truvada was found to prevent infection in healthy people, it was lauded by public health experts as a way to protect those in high-risk groups, such as young gay men. But the drug hasn't caught on in the gay community as fast as expected. Some critics of the drug say it may actually promote reckless behavior by reducing condom use.
  • 11:00 pm
    All Things Considered New Newspaper Debuts in Los Angeles The Los Angeles Register is a newspaper that just launched this week. Despite dropping newspaper sales, Ben Bergman of KPCC reports that the publisher thinks there's still an audience for print.
  • 12:00 am
    All Things Considered Cloning / Stem Cell Update Researchers have taken DNA from two adults and injected it into donated eggs. The result? Embryos that have the genetic blueprint of the adults. Cells from these embryos were then cloned, and they can produce large quantities of a wide variety of cells. Those cells can be used for research and disease treatment.
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